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Any of various plants having small barbed or clinging fruits, such as ragweed.
(Plants) any of several plants that have clinging fruits or seeds, esp the ragweed
any of the composite plants of the genus Ambrosia, the airborne pollen of which is the most prevalent cause of autumnal hay fever.
[1650–60; so called from its ragged appearance]
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|Noun||1.||stickweed - any of several herbaceous plants having seeds that cling to clothing|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests